GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR YEARLY EXAM
Eye problems are treatable if detected in their early stages. Eye care specialists can also give you expert tips on how to reduce eyestrain and how to care for your eyes. It is important to work with your optometrist to regularly schedule exams to help correct or adapt to vision changes over time. Even if you do not currently require corrective lenses, routine examination can help detect your risk of eye disease in the future. Think about it: 87% of us get our cars serviced annually whereas 56% of us have our eyes checked by a professional each year.
Upon examination, your eye doctor will be looking for the following and more: Refractive error, amblyopia, strabismus, and eye diseases (i.e. glaucoma and diabetic eye disease).